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Nov 14, 2012 6:00pm EST
're prepared to resume attacks if it fails. the united nations general assembly has voted overwhelmingly to condemn the u.s. embargo against cuba for the 21st year in a row. the final vote was 188 to 3, with only israel and the pacific island state of palau joining the united states. u.s. envoy abroad -- robert goddard urged fellow general assembly delegates to reject the measure. >> this resolution also serves to distract the real problems facing the cuban people, therefore, my delegation will oppose it. we encourage this body to support the desires of the cuban people to determine their own future freely. by doing so, it would truly advanced the principles of the united nations charter and the purposes for which the united nations was created. >> speaking for the cuban government, the cuban foreign minister called on president obama to break from decades of u.s. isolation of cuba. >> president obama has an opportunity to start a new policy toward cuba, different from the one implemented by his 10 predecessors for more than half a century. it will surely be a difficult task, and maybe h
Nov 15, 2012 6:00am PST
offensive if necessary. amid rising concern about the escalating violence, the united nations security council held an emergency session on wednesday. it adjourned without issuing any form of statement. >>> the united nations is under fire for its actions before the bloody end of the civil war in sri lanka. patchari raksawong in bangkok is following the story. the criticism comes from an expert panel appointed by the united nations itself. sri lanka's government had fought for independence for two decades and the u.n. was guilty of a grave failure because it failed to protect civilians. at least 70,000 people are believed to have died in the course of the civil war that ended in 2009. one year earlier, government forces launched a fierce campaign to retake areas still held by tamil insurgents. many civilians were killed, but the u.n. withdrew its foreign staff from the combat zone. the report released on wednesday says the u.n. withdrawal came after a warning from the sri lankan government that it would not guarantee their safety. the report cite cit sizes the u.n. council for not inve
Nov 15, 2012 12:00pm EST
that -- 20 on the chopping block. how about a man friday everything he owns on the street? the united nations calls an emergency meeting after more airstrikes on the gaza strip. outside, chile. 46 degrees. [ harry umlaut ] i speak european you know. [ sally umlaut ] uh-huh. take this fascinating muller yogurt. frut up. means "fruit up." creamy yogurt down below. delectable, layer of fruity, moussey, uppiness on top. frut up. as the europeans say. in their language. wow. you really are bilingual. [ male announcer ] muller. the european for yummy. >> escalating violence of the gaza strip has caught the attention of the united nations has more airstrikes were reported over night as israel retaliates against hamas for rockets launched into israel. the u.n. security council held an emergency meeting. ultimately, no action taken. millions more did the death -- mourned the death of the hamas leader. an investigation under way over an apparent theft in the pittsburgh steelers locker room. the team says somebody stole mike shanahan's passport and about $3,700 in cash. and-become the team s
Nov 14, 2012 8:00pm PST
to the united nations, susan rice. >> when they go after the united nations ambassador, because they think that she is an easy target, then they have a problem. >> she is the rumored choice to succeed him larry clinton as secretary of state. republicans in the senate whip in to rise today. >> would do whatever is necessary to block the nomination appeared >> i am dead set the we're not want to promote anybody that was an essential player in the benghazi the bottle. >> the president pushed back hard. >> for them to go against the u.n. ambassador that have nothing to do with benghazi, and was simply making a presentation that she had received, it is to besmerich reputation is out regis. >> i think it is best to just see how this precarious situation comes out. >> we've been living with this for a couple of years i know the math pretty well. and we cannot afford to extend for sheriff tax cuts for the wealthy. and if anybody to not hear them the first time? and we're not going to extend for sheriff tax cuts for the2 percent. >> the bush-era tax cuts will not be extended for the tax cuts that d
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Nov 15, 2012 4:00pm PST
the white house as violence escalates. a live repor the united nations as the troops mass and threat of a ground war builds. from the journalist of fox news, this is a thursday fox report >> shep: coverage of massing forces in the middle east as israel prepares for what may become a ground invasion of the gaza strip. world leaders are monitoring the rapidly deteriorating situation there and working to prevent an all-out war. hamas claims this video shows rockets launched into israel, some of the hundreds they fired today. meanwhile, israeli jets slammed targets in the gaza strip, softening up ammunition areas. hours ago, the white house blamed hamas for the situation and said attacking israel does nothing to help the palestinian people. the fox report's chief correspondent jonathan hunt live on duty at the united nations. world leaders coming together. what can they do? >> they've been making an intense round of phone calls over the past 24 hours. those calls involving president obama, the french president, israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu, and palestinian leader abbas. fran
Nov 14, 2012 2:30pm PST
and drug use. he could face the death penalty. >> united nations has reviewed it demand for the u.s. to lift its embargo on cuba. the general assembly voted overwhelmingly to adopt a non- binding resolution calling for united nations members to consider the embargo illegal. only the u.s., israel, and an island state voted against. >> rome has been put on alert as the flooding has now reached the country's capital. >> meanwhile, people are beginning to clean up. the extent of the damage from the record flooding is becoming apparent. >> there was no rain on wednesday in central italy, but that was a small consolation to those affected by damage from the flooding. some areas in the region have not seen flooding is bad for 200 years. but back then, the river valleys were not built up. >> i have never seen anything like it. completely unexpected. it is breaking us. >> the regional governor of tuscany has blamed climate change for the catastrophe and said the flooding could get worse in the future. farmers are worried that crops could fail. the tiber valley has been particularly hard hi
Nov 13, 2012 4:00pm PST
report showing the united nations failed to protect civilians in sri lanka. >> they left actually at the moment the population needed them more than ever. the government wanted them out of the way essentially because they didn't want anyone to see what was happening. >> running the world in just a week. a marathon man on a mission that boo leave most of us in the dust. welcome to our viewers on public television in america and around the globe. bizarre. it is the only way to describe the scandal that has already claimed the job of the c.i.a. director and now has america's top commander in afghanistan under investigation. both are strange enough, but how do you explain the addition of a shirtless f.b.i. agent and 30,000 e-mails. here is the latest. >> it is a washington drama with a stellar cast. the spy chief, the top general and two women who soon found themselves at the heart of american power. the lid came off the scandal last friday with an admission of adult tri by general david petraeus, the revered military commander who had become the head of the c.i.a. he had cheated on h
Nov 9, 2012 4:00pm PST
to accelerate the fall of what he calls a criminal regime. united nations says a 11,000 refugees have fled syria in 24 hours. >> aid agencies are warning it could be a catastrophe in syria. in the last few hours, the numbers fleeing have increased dramatically. >> in the last 24 hours alone, we have received 11,000 refugees have fled to neighboring countries. this is the highest number we have received so far, and it is one of the highest we have had for quite some time. >> 2.5 million people need aid, but many are receiving nothing. the relief operation is hampered by violence, a lack of funds and a lack of staff. the conflict is spreading. the u.s. expects the numbers to rise to 4 million by the start of next year. >> the solution is in the hands of politicians. they exclusively are of a political nature. >> agencies are stressing they can't be the answer for people to receive any genuine relief. the fighting has to stop. for now, that looks unlikely. >> remember, you can find more on that and the days latest news on the bbc news website. the nobel peace prize is not decided by online editions
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Nov 14, 2012 10:00pm EST
for sending his ambassador to the united nations. susan rice out to the fund it -- sunday talk-show host five days after benghazi and four false statements about the cause of those attacks. the president holding his first press conference in front of the white house press corps since march 6th book, and he made a lot of news in doing so. president obama admitted the erroneous statements delivered by ric on five talk shows five days after four americans were killed in an gauzy were at his order, and one of the most defiant tone as we have heard, obama defended rice and invited congress and his critics to come after him instead of her. >> she made an appearance at the request of the white house in which she gave her best understanding of the intelligence that have been provided to her. and senator mccain and grmm and others want to go after somebody , they should go after me. when they go after the u.n. ambassador aparently because they think she is an easy target and have a problem with me. lou: the administrion blamed in gauzy on the flash mobs and cited the video on youtube. it was revealed
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Nov 13, 2012 12:00pm PST
to the united nations, susan rice, misled the public when she told sunday shows the deadly attack in benghazi was response to an antimuslim video. new there is word he is line for a major promotion. that is all ahead unless breaking news changes everything. this is "studio b." first from fox at 3:00, the cast of characters in the scandal that brought down the c.i.a. director general petraeus is growing. it now involves the commander of u.s. forces in afghanistan, the general john allen who took over the job when general petraeus left it to run the c.i.a. now officials say general allen's nomination to become the supreme allied commander in europe is on "hold" while potentially inappropriate e-mails are being checked out, and her name is jill kelley, a friend of the petraeus family and triggered the original f.b.i. investigation that revealed the director was cheating on his wife. she contacted an at she knew, shirtless agent, claiming to have received anonymous threatening e-mails tells her to stay away from general petraeus. it is unclear but the f.b.i. found reason to open an investigation.
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Nov 14, 2012 10:00pm PST
with benghazi? did anybody ask her for additional security? she's the united nations ambassador. >> you don't end up on every single major sunday show without affirmatively putting yourself out there of wanting to carry forward a message on behalf of the administration. >> i don't think we are doing very well in the u.n., quite frankly. they did a good job on libya, but china and russia are walking all over us. i think she is more political operative than anything else, when it comes to benghazi. >> one of the questions here is really who in different parts of our government knew what about what happened? knew the faces about what happened in benghazi on 9/11 and did they share it with everybody else? >> obviously, it's very troubling that ambassador rice' rendition turned out to be incorrect. and we need to get to the bottom of that. >> you want to get to the bottom of benghazi, have you to get obam a. obama is the bottom of benghazi. obama is the bottom of the coverup. that's why i said that this dwarfs wortgate. this is a coverup that dwarfs watergate. there are four people dead in this.
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Nov 15, 2012 1:00am EST
24, on the view, we are still doing an investigation. and then before the united nations on september 25, a crude and disgusting video sparked outrage throughout the muslim world. now he said that on september 25, in the second debate, with mitt romney, he said, i called it an act of terror in the rose garden. he didn't. he condemned acts of terror in the rose garden t. if he did, how come he told the united nations a couple of weeks later that it was a senseless video that sparked a demonstration, when he knew full well there was no spontaneous demonstration? so my response to the president of the united states is we are not picking on anybody, we want answers and the buck does stop at your desk, mr. president. >> greta: the station chief in benghazi said it was terrorism or terrorist group within 24 hour it's. >> within 24 hours, yes! >> greta: on the 14th of september, three days later, general petraeus came up here and, as cia director, said it was the video protest. number 1, do you expect that general petraeus will testify this week? -- >> yes, before the intelligence committee
Nov 12, 2012 6:00am EST
. israel filed a complaint with the united nations over that incident. there are concerns the violence in syria will spill over into neighboring countries. >>> and more breaking news at this hour from israel. the military there targeting militants in the gaza strip following several rocket attacks. this morning militants there launched ten rockets into southern israel. a rocket hit a house, damaging that home and nearby cars overnight. no one was hurt. the israeli air force carried out several raids in the gaza strip in response to palestinian rocket fire. israel says more than 110 rockets have hit israel since saturday. >>> investigators want to know why they're only finding out now about the investigation that revealed now former cia director general petraeus' affair. the fbi launched the investigation who jill kelley, an unpaid social liaison at an air force base in florida, complained about receiving harassing e-mails from petraeus' biographer paula broadwell. agents later discovered broadwell and petraeus were having an affair. eric cantor's spokesperson says the congressman knew
Nov 9, 2012 12:00pm EST
are pouring into turkey and lebanon as the unrest continues in their country. united nations says the number of people who need humanitarian aid could hit 4 million by next year. >> also following a developing story -- a group of men were robbed and shot at after chasing a suspect. this was at 18th and jefferson place in northwest. it ended with the victim stopping at a white house security kiosks and asking for help their. we have the latest on that story. >> early this morning, a robbery that ended in a shootout. the victims, who did not want to be identified, said that they were leaving wor attacked. >> we were about to get in the car and leave when four guys jumped out with guns. >> it happened at 18th and jefferson place in northwest d.c. looking for a license plate some of the victims followed the suspect. >> one of them shot. >> after being shot at the victims drove toward the white house. >> they drove the vehicle down here, which i believe it was the u.s. secret service who were approached here. >> now they are looking for the suspect vehicle which is described as a white or silver
Nov 14, 2012 6:00pm EST
, the united nations secretary general ban ki moon has set a report on the failure to attack civilians. -- has said a report on the failure to attack civilians will have a profound impact. in iraq, simultaneous car bomb attacks across the country have killed at least 17 people. dozens were injured. the attack struck baghdad and other cities. it is not clear if the attacks are the work of one group. across europe, tens ofhousands have taken to the streets in protest of rising unemployment and government austerity measures. workers in spain, portugal, greece, and italy went out on strike. gary hewitt reports. >> hundred of thousands packed madrid to protest austerity. it throws down a challenge not just to the spanish government but to europe's leaders. protesters are trying to enforce a general strike by blocking roads. there were clashes with police, but protests were part of a europe-wide action with hundreds of thousands of people striking against spending cuts and austerity. >> all the cuts are bringing more unemployment. >> in madrid, protesters would from stall to stall, shutting -- pulli
Nov 15, 2012 11:00am PST
his house in woodside. >>> still ahead at 11:00, why republican leaders are accusing united nations ambassador susan rice of misleading the public about the deadly attack in benghazi. and how president obama is firing back. >>> and a family's home robbed of more than just their possessions. they were also ripped off of a very special friend. what they're doing to try and find their cute little puppy. >>> end of a very short era. we'll tell you about it in business. >>> the affair between general david petraeus and paula broadwell may have involved top secret documents. we've learned petraeus will now testify on capitol hill about the deaths in benghazi. tracie potts has the latest from washington. >> i have no evidence at this point from what i've seen that classified information was disclosed that in any way would have had a negative impact on our national security. >> reporter: but after the fbi searched the home of paula broadwell, the woman who had an affair with general david petraeus, law enforcement and national security officials now say she had substantial classified inform
Nov 12, 2012 9:00am EST
to the united nations saying cuba is not following the antitorture treating. >> we are honored to have local veterans in our studio to share stories with us. >> rich with history. we can't give them the time needed to talk about it. we're going to try. find out how they have helped our nation when we come back on this honoring veteran's day.  >>> millions of men and women have sacrificed their lives. thousands lose their lives in battle. today we honor them and learn more from those who survived. we have a full panel here today. joining me thousand three veterans are our area from the korean war good morning to you. and colonel david clark. 60 anniversary of the war anniversary. thank you for being with us. sergeant robert miles is first class. good morning to you. sitting next to me charles mcgee with the tugeegee airman. good morning to you. and last but not least major kurt lee. first chinese american officer in the marine corp. we're sitting with living history today. still vibrant and we want to hear your stories. first, i want to ask you colonel clark about
Nov 10, 2012 5:30pm PST
: a big man with, yes, a big hat who casts a shadow over the nation he fought so hard to unite. kevin tibbles, springfield, illinois. >> that's nbc "nightly news" for this saturday. i'm lester holt reporting from new york. i'll see you tomorrow on "today" and right back here tomorrow evening. good night, everyone. >>> good evening, i'm diane dwyer. a memorial is scheduled for tonight for a 15-year-old boy who was killed two years ago. his parents found him dead in their back yard, and they want his two classmates who were arrested in the case to face a jury. nbc bay area's kimberly tere has more
Nov 9, 2012 2:30pm PST
the past 24 hours. >> the united nations says it is one of the largest exodus is seen in the recent times and it is adding pressure on the opposition. >> united states and qatar are coming together to bring a body that could serve as a government if assaad falls. >> syrian opposition politicians refused to comment on the conflict or the reported fractures between groups. the u.s. and watar are pushing them to unite. it is seen as key as and sharing for the support from the international community. the syrian national council is reluctant to cede influence. in the past, they have put themselves forward as a mouthpiece for the whole opposition. it is seen as increasingly out of touch with the rebels on the ground within syria. the uprising is being fought by a vastly different religious groups, muslims, liberals, kurds, etc. it reflects the syrian society. one-third of the council members are islamists and they are facing criticisms for not being representative enough. the meeting is aimed at breaking the deadlock and forming a political assembly that could represent a unified position. the
Nov 15, 2012 10:00am PST
the united states and our interests in the united nations with skill and professionalism and toughness and grace. if senator mccain and senator graham and others want to go after somebody, they should go after me. >> republican north from new hampshire kelly ayotte, who services of the armed services committee, joins me now. you've put in a resolution proposing an expanded probe, joint probe of the benghazi attack. why do you think it's needed rather than having the individual committees proceed? >> i think it's really important that we don't have a stove pipe investigation of what happened because there are multiple committees that have jurisdiction over this. for example the intelligence committee is meeting focusing on the cia commponent. questions raised for armed services including during a seven-hour attack why can't our military respond to help them there? homeland security has jurisdiction. it's important that we have a full investigation that we not have a piecemeal approach. we get a full accounting of what occurred, take the best recommendations make sure it doesn't happen a
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Nov 13, 2012 6:00pm PST
. >> she is so passive. i spoke to high level folks that have worked in the united nations and they all said the same thing. she is very passive when it comes to the united nations. when you look at iran she was part of that out stretched hand to basically suspend sanctions to iran. last time they brought up a resolution against iran, it was back in june 2010 -- this is not the person you want leading the department of state. we've got, for example, they joined the human rights council, she was an internal advocate for that. that is one china has been on, libya has been on and venezuela has been elected to the human rights council. she has poor judgment. these are serious concerns that i believe the senate has to bring up. >> sean: last question, when you think of john can kerry for secretary of defense, we'll have a full report on tomorrow night. but genghis khan, i'm quoting him and throwing his medals back and swift boat issue, do you think that would be a good political choice? don't you think that will be vetted thoroughly? >> this is someone that volunteered war that a lot people
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Nov 13, 2012 4:00pm PST
love my job here at the united nations. >> but after she portrayed the benghazi consulate attack as a that spun out of control. some lawmakers say she doesn't deserve the job. >> i think susan rice has disqualified herself. >> tonight, controversy in the cabinet. >> and searching for more victims of super storm sandy. >> the national guard is going building to building and door to door checking on any victims of the storm who may still need help. >> jonathan hunt on parole with the national guard. >> but first from fox this tuesday night, intelligence complex has dissolved at least for now into a horrible soap opera with reports of a love affair. secret emails, wives kept in the dark. concerns for national security and, why not? a shirtless fbi agent. tonight, the scandal that cost general david petraeus his job as the head of the cia got even more intense when yet another four star general found himself in the middle of it all. that general's name is john allen and he is the top commander in afghanistan. the one who replaced the other general who just resigned. it's an awful mes
Nov 11, 2012 4:00am PST
's military says they've issued a complaint through united nations as well. >>> and the other big story we're following. new details now. on the resignation of cia director general david petraeus. james clapper was informed tuesday evening, election night. then the president was told thursday. with also know the fbi investigation was triggered by harassing eames senl by his biographer paula broadwell to another woman close to him. >>> on a lighter note let's turn to politics and "saturday night live" for some laughs. >> i still love you merks,ameri do, but you've hurt my feelings very, very much. >> father -- hello,
Nov 10, 2012 11:00pm EST
and add to the deficit. >> i would like to know to which degree do you think the united nations group for the traverse century has kind -- contributed to political power of the green lobby? >> the when has always been very encouraging. the grain jobs issue it is not just here in the united states also in europe and courage to buy the lead. europe it is finding green jobs it is not what they thought it would be. spain has got sums of various -- subsidies. germany has stopped subsidies for solar power which it is more understandable. there are more clouds. the un has had a strong influence. >> you're probably not old enough to remember but jimmy carter gave billions of dollars to alternate energy products. >> i was waiting in the gas lines. >> to those plans still exist but settled think there lasted. are you familiar with another jimmy carter program he gave money to build five steel mills for went bankrupt almost immediately and the fifth one point* of business from of plant in kansas city. >> to make carter's programs did not work then. i remember reading one or two hours to fill up
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Nov 11, 2012 7:00am PST
to the united nations joins us. good morning, embassador. >> good morning. >> do you buy this timeline about petraeus, that he resigned after the election and no one knew a thing until this came out? >> no, it's simply not credible. i speak in part not just as a state department alumnus but the justice department too. i can't believe if the f.b.i. investigating the c.i.a., to agencies who have no love loss between them, the f.b.i. uncovered possible problems with communications from the c.i.a.'s director, i have to believe that the director of the f.b.i. would have been informed of this in a matter of nanoseconds and i would be sunday if the f.b.i. director did not immediately talk to the attorney general as soon as he learned about this potential problem. and i then find it hard to believe that the attorney general wouldn't talk to the president. so we don't know exactly what the timing is, but i simply don't think on something this potentially consequential that the information drifted around at low levels for weeks or months. >> it's like the november surprise. they talked about the drone
Nov 11, 2012 5:30pm PST
with the united nations, which monitors the cease-fire between the two countries. prime minister benjamin netanyahu told his cabinet that the country is prepared for any contingency. israel captured part of the gol aan heights from syria in the 1967 middle east war. the two sides later agreed to a treaty to establish a demilitarized zone. >>> many investors are wondering where the japanese economy is head headed. we have more from the business de desk. what are investors looking at as they start their week? >> a major figure just came out, and it doesn't look too good. we learn that japan's market analysts have had their fears confirmed with the release of new figures the japanese people have experienced negative growth over july to september. that's the first time in three quarters the economy had contracted. cabinet office officials said monday the couldnntry's real gd fell .9% from the previous three months. that's an annual decline of 3.5%. business owners found their exports shrank 5% due to the economic slowdown. consumers spent less by .a5% as auto sales declined. corporate leaders
Nov 14, 2012 6:00am PST
on tuesday. opium used in afghanistan is smuggled into pakistan and several asian nations. the united nations office on drugs and crime says 5,800 tons of opium was made from poppies in afghanistan last year. that's an increase of 60% from the year before. opium is a major source of funding for taliban militants. it held a ceremonial burning of confiscated drugs to highlight its campaign against the public trade. but opium is a -- crime organizations in pakistan and other countries. pakistani interior minister called on western nations to share responsibility for the drug trade, although most opium consumed in asia is produced in the west. >> i demanded the west to -- the blame is on pakistan, all afghanistan, all the countries here. >> reporter: those who produce opium and transport it and those who consume it need to work together to end this scourge. >> and that will wrap up our bulletin for today. >>> japanese nuclear experts are trying to figure out if the nation's only operating nuclear plant is vulnerable to earthquakes. the oe plant's operator conducted a survey on a fault beneath the
Nov 15, 2012 2:30pm PST
an enhanced status at the united nations next month, at least he is trying to go for that, but the israelis say they will not accept it. should he go for it, they will boycott. weather they use violence of diplomatic means, they are always in a very difficult situation. things are not moving ahead, and it is a very volatile situation. you mentioned the war on syria. egypt is going in a very difficult direction. it is a quagmire, and you have to be careful the whole region does not explode. >> thank you so much for joining us here in studio. >> france's new prime minister has made his first official visit to germany, holding talks with german chancellor. at the top of the agenda was stagnant economic growth in france and europe generally. >> he told reporters that france remain committed to keeping greece in the eurozone and said it was in the interests of all eurozone countries to show solidarity with debt-stricken member states. for more on this now, we're joined from our parliamentary studios by our political correspondent. there's been an awful lot of talk about deteriorating franco- ger
Nov 7, 2012 6:30pm PST
ambassador at the united nations. she makes many mistakes, and there is another idea coming up in washington, that president obama might ask a republican to take over. >> we have to leave it there for now, but we thank you for that update for us from washington. >> let's look at international reaction, and government leaders from around the world have been congratulating barack obama on his reelection, allies and international rivals alike agree that the outcome of the presidential vote, showing thinly veiled relief that they would not be facing new adversarial relations promised by mitt romney. >> in china, hu jintao congratulated obama on a partnership based a mutual respect, and for his part, vladimir putin spoke of the election as a positive step. >> obama supporters celebrated his victory in moscow. a few russians joined american expatriate's to celebrate obama's second term, delighted at the news from the other side of the atlantic. >> mitt romney always spoke of russia in negative terms. of course i did not like that. that is why i was rooting for obama to win. >> obama always said he
Nov 13, 2012 7:00pm PST
people to flee. the united nations high commissioner for refugees says more than 400,000 have crossed borders since the uprising began last year. unhcr staff say people are pouring into turkey, lebanon, and other neighboring countries. they say 2.5 million displaced citizens need humanitarian aid, based on information from the syrian arab red crescent. an tifist says they're having difficulty getting access to food, water, and other necessities. they say the fighting is prevent aid worker from reaching the needy. government and opposition forces have shown little sign of letting up. planes pounded ras al-ain in the northeast on tuesday pushing many toward the turkish border. >>> eurozone officials are taking a small step towards unifying their banking system. yuko joins us now. what will happen if necessity suck side? >> officials will be able to help directly troubled banks and not go through their government. they were just at a starting point because finance chiefs of the european union agreed to set up by the end of this year a legal framework that would allow supervision of the b
Nov 14, 2012 7:00pm PST
into pakistan and central asian nations such as tajikstan and uzbekistan. the united nations office on drugs and crime says 5,800 tons of opium was made from poppies in afghanistan last year. there's an increase of 60% from the year before. the afghan government says opium is a major source of funding for taliban militants. it held a ceremonial burning of accelerated drugs to highlight its campaign against the poppy trade. but opium is a regional problem. afghan-made drugs fund islamic tremists and crime organizations in pakistan and other countries. pakistani interior minister called on western nations to share responsibility for the drug trade. even though most opium is produced in asia, it's consumed in the west. >> i demand the west to reduce their demand. where the blame is on pakistan, the blame is on afghanistan, the blame is on the regional countries here. >> reporter: opium from afghanistan is applied to the whole region. those who produce it and transport it and those who consume it need to work together to end this scourge. nhk world, islamabad. >>> emerging economic powers still
Nov 14, 2012 11:00am PST
in the -- united nations with skill and professionalism and toughness and grace. as i have said before, she made an appearance at the request of the white house in which she gave her best understanding of the intelligence that had been provided to her. if senator mccain and senator graham and others want to go after somebody, they should go after me. and i'm happy to have that discussion with them. but for them to go after the u.n. ambassador who had nothing to do with benghazi and was simply making a presentation based on intelligence she received, and to besmirch her reputation is outrageous. and -- we're after an election now. i think it is important for us to find out exactly what happened in benghazi. i'm happy to cooperate in any way congress wants. we have provided every bit of information we have. we'll continue to provide information. we have a full-blown investigation. that information will be given to congress. and i don't think there is any debate in this country that when you have four americans killed, that's a problem. and we have to get to the bottom of it. there needs to be acco
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